Word on the Island.
Kelli Sillaway, Longwood, teacher: "From what I've seen of the Gulf Stream, maybe it will miss us, but anything can happen."
Buck Rapp, Sebring, teacher: "I don't think we're going to get hit. But even if we do, Florida beaches are easier to clean up than marshy Louisiana and Mississippi coastlines."
Kelli Sillaway, Longwood, teacher: “From what I've seen of the Gulf Stream, maybe it will miss us, but anything can happen.”
Gregory Plesser, Englewood, sales: "I'm thinking it might miss us. The Keys and the Atlantic side are in trouble."
Valerie Plesser, Englewood, Waterside Grill: "Did they cap it yet? Until they do, I don't believe a word BP says."
Ben Ernst, St. Louis/South Gulf Cove, retired: "There was never a question in my mind the oil was ever going to get here. I knew the Gulf Stream would protect us."
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